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Adult Swim Taps Jason Alexander for New Pilot

Adult Swim will look to bolster its already strong appeal to young adults with more than 30 new and returning shows, the network announced in advance of its upfront presentation Wednesday evening (May 13).

"Adult Swim has always been known as a place for taking risks and for great talent to try interesting and unique things," said Christina Miller, president and general manager, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang in a statement. "Mike [Lazzo] and his team continue to raise the bar in knowing what the Adult Swim fan wants, and this new slate of original programming adds to our growing line-up of primetime comedies."

Among the new shows on the docket are a new comedy pilot starring Jason Alexander, as well as Brad Neeley-helmed animated series TV Sucks, a new miniseries from Jon Glaser, and live-action comedy specials from Brett Gelman and Jon Daly, network officials said.